Tag Archives: opera

Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Rögtönzött Magyar-Római Paprikás Csirke.

Last night I had the plan of making a “Cornish Game Hen” (aka CGH aka little chicken) for supper. Hence, I brined it and determined that I would spatchcock it and put it on the grill. Did you know that … Read More

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Sat 7 May – Met Opera: Maestro Levine to retire, last day of season

I have some friends who are inoperable. No matter what I’ve tried, they don’t like opera. What sort of person could they be?!? In any event, in case you didn’t know, I believe that tomorrow is the very last conducting … Read More

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Rome/Venice Day 6 – Of trains, boats and a phoenix

We headed down to the hated Stazione Termini this morning. I get a shiver when I got there, after the years of daily commuting. I rather miss the clackety clack of the flipping cards on the departure and arrival sign, … Read More

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Ex ore infantium

There are lots of these “unknown people show their hidden talents” TV shows now.  Sometimes they produce some surprises. This one? Wow. 9 years old. Mi piace, è bella… bella. She is singing a well-known aria from Puccini’s short Gianni Schicchi: … Read More

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